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Lyr Req: Airborne Ranger Song (US Army 82nd)

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IF A LADY'S WEARIN' PANTALOONS
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JUST BEFORE THE BATTLE MOTHER 2
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Subject: Lyr Req: Airborne Ranger Song (US Army 82nd)
From: Rabbi-Sol
Date: 11 Jul 04 - 12:44 AM

My cousin was an officer in the U.S. Army 82nd Airborne division (paratroopers), and was stationed at Ft. Bragg, North Carolina. When he would come home on leave, he would sing the theme song of the division. I only remember 2 lines of the song which are as follows.

          I want to be an airborne ranger
          I want to live with death and danger

Can anyone supply me with the lyrics to the entire song.

SOL ZELLER


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Airborne Ranger Song (US Army 82nd)
From: Joe Offer
Date: 11 Jul 04 - 02:26 AM

Hi, Sol - This Google Search will take you to a variety of versions. At Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, we marched to:

    I wanna be an Airborne Ranger
    I wanna live a life of danger
    I wanna go to Viet Nam
    I wanna kill old Charlie Kong.

I tried to avoid that last line, mouthing the words without saying anything. I didn't like the rest of it much, either.

This version is pretty good:
    2 Old Cronies lying in the bed
    One rolled over to the other and said:
    I want to be a paramedic
    Use that funky anasthetic
    Paramedic/Anaesthetic
    I want to be a scuba diver
    Jump right in that muddy water
    Scuba diver/ muddy water
    I want to be a mountain climber
    Climb that mountain higher and higher
    Mountain climber/ higher and higher
    I want to be an airborne ranger
    Live a life of guts and danger
    Airborne Ranger/ guts and danger
    I want to be in color guard
    Live a life that's not so hard
    Color guard/ not so hard
This one and lots of others here (click).

-Joe Offer-


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Airborne Ranger Song (US Army 82nd)
From: Rabbi-Sol
Date: 11 Jul 04 - 12:45 PM

Thanks Joe. My cousin was smart. He became an officer and attained the rank of Captain. He got all the education the Army could give him and then, when he saw Viet Nam coming, he got out in a hurry. SOL ZELLER


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Airborne Ranger Song (US Army 82nd)
From: Rapparee
Date: 12 Jul 04 - 08:52 AM

I wanna be an airborne ranger
I wanna live a life of danger
I wanna do just what I oughta
I wanna rape [sleep with, f*ck] the colonel's daughter
or
I wanna kill and rape and slaugher.

And so on. I don't remember more of it, thank goodness.


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Airborne Ranger Song (US Army 82nd)
From: JJ
Date: 14 Jul 04 - 03:23 PM

At Fort Jackson, South Carolina, we sang the second line as, "Livin' on blood and guts and danger."

After basic I spent a year as company clerk in the same unit in which I'd originally trained, and never met a single soul who took the song seriously.


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Airborne Ranger Song (US Army 82nd)
From: Joe Offer
Date: 14 Jul 04 - 04:02 PM

Were there military units that actually sang cadence chants that extolled rape? I objected to many of the chants we had to sing in basic training, but none of them were that bad. I consider myself lucky - after basic training, I went to the Defense Language Institute, and the only songs we sang were in German.
-Joe Offer-


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Airborne Ranger Song (US Army 82nd)
From: PoppaGator
Date: 14 Jul 04 - 04:04 PM

This is one of many cadence chants, aka "jodies," used to keep time while marching. I seem to recall a long and informative Mudcat thread on this topic about a year ago -- maybe a search on the forum for "Jody" or "jodies" would help find it. (The mythical character Jody, who was making time with your girlfriend while you were drilling in the Army, was the subject of many of these ditties.)

I went through basic training at the very end of 1972, just before the draft was abolished on Jan 1, '73. Few, if any, of us in that training company were destined for the 82d or any other Airborne outfit, but since our drill sergeant had served in 'Nam as an Airborne Ranger, we sang every day that "I wanna live a life of danger." I can remember only fragments of the many verses we sang -- something about "If I die in a combat zone / Bag me up and send me home" ... not a pleasant thought at all!
    Thanks for the reminder - I added this thread to the Jody/Cadence group.
    -Joe Offer-


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Airborne Ranger Song (US Army 82nd)
From: Cruiser
Date: 14 Jul 04 - 04:37 PM

Oh how I remember double-timing to this song during Basic Training early morning runs! Man, I miss those days...then maybe not!

The verses we sang were risque. You could not sing those now in today's "VOLAR" Army. Back then it was referred to "This Man's Army" My, how things have changed.

One of my favorite slow march cadence songs we sang was: AAAmen, AAAmen, AAmen, Amen, Amen....Listen soldier, AAAmen.. This was a variation of the Impressions song from the mid 1960s.

Then of course there was: your lady was home when you left, your right!...Sound off 1..2 Sound off 3..4 Sound off 1234...

Ah, those were the days! (or maybe not)

Cruiser


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Airborne Ranger Song (US Army 82nd)
From: GUEST,Marks
Date: 15 Jul 04 - 03:00 PM

Cadence chants for sure

I like fighting I like danger
I want to be an airborne ranger
I like loving women more
Put my ass in the finance corps.

and

If I die on the old drop zone
Box me up and ship me home
Cross my arms across my chest
Bury me in the front leaning rest,
(last line alternative)
Tell my girl I did my best.


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Airborne Ranger Song (US Army 82nd)
From: GUEST,NH Dave
Date: 15 Jul 04 - 04:44 PM

As one of us had noted these song/cadences were more often used in the pre PC Army. In the early 60's our Drill Sgt would frequently get braced by the First Sergeant for singing rude cadences near family housing. Since there was some sort of family housing everywhere we marched, it cut his choice of lyrics by quite a bit. Some of this material may be on Lydia Fish's site at NY State University at Buffalo, or may be in the (Col)Lansdale works now in the Library of Congress.


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Airborne Ranger Song (US Army 82nd)
From: GUEST,Phillip Bobbitt
Date: 12 Aug 04 - 07:58 PM

I went thru Ft. Bragg in 1969 on the way to VietNam. It seems strange to me that none of us can remember the complete lyrics.


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Airborne Ranger Song (US Army 82nd)
From: GUEST,John (still no cookie)Hindsill
Date: 12 Aug 04 - 10:18 PM

Glad I saw this thread. For the longest time I have been thinking of inquiring about a song (to the tune of The Man on the Flying Trapeze). Sometime around 1950 my mother shared a typed copy of several stanzas which I promptly, in my careless kid way, lost. The only thing I remember is the start of the chorus;
    "Once I was infantry now I'm airborne,
      Riding in gliders all tattered and torn"
That's it. Any oldsters w/ WWII memories can help?---John


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Airborne Ranger Song (US Army 82nd)
From: GUEST,Jason
Date: 19 Aug 04 - 09:38 PM

Two old ladies were lyin in bed.
One turned over to the other and said.
I wanna be an Airborne Ranger!
Live that life of blood and danger.
Airborne Ranger.
Blood and danger.
I wanna be a paramedic.
Pump that funky anesthetic.
Paramedic.
anesthetic.

I wanna be a mountain climber.
Climb those mountains higher and higher.
Mountain climber.
Higher and higher.

I wanna be a scuba diver.
Jump right in that muddy water.
Scuba diver.
Muddy water.


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Airborne Ranger Song (US Army 82nd)
From: GUEST,amber
Date: 07 Sep 04 - 01:19 PM

Does anyone know the lyrics to: YOU CAN TELL AN AIRBORNE RANGER.
I know its like... glorious, victorious.....
and it goes on to say... you can tell an airborne ranger by his boots...you can tell an airborne ranger by his boots...because they're as shiney as glass and they kick a lot of ass..you can tell an airborne ranger by his boots.
YCTAABR by his ruck YCTAABR by his ruck because its as big a truck and its as heavy as fu*k, YCTAABR...by his ruck...

I know it goes on to say about his wife and other things. and my boyfriend who is currently in ft. benning, georgia at ranger school sang it and it plays in my mind at least once daily and i would like to know the lyrics. so if you can help me out i would appreciate it.
thanks


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Airborne Ranger Song (US Army 82nd)
From: GUEST,Charmion at work
Date: 07 Sep 04 - 02:48 PM

I remember trotting through the sand of the training area at CFB Borden in central Ontario, singing:

I wanna be an Airborne ranger
Live that life of thrills and danger.
If you've got a low IQ
Then you can join the Airborne, too!

Of course, the Canadian Forces had an Airborne Regiment but no rangers. Now we don't have the Airborne either, but that's quite another pair of sleeves.

Charmion


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Airborne Ranger Song (US Army 82nd)
From: GUEST
Date: 08 Sep 04 - 05:05 PM

I know an Army Ranger cadence. I think it's for 11b Infantry.

"Rangers
All the way
Here we go
Here we go
C130 rollin' down the strip
Airborne daddy gonna take a little trip
Mission unspoken destination unknown
Don't even know if we're ever coming home
Stand up hook up shuffle to the door
Jump right out and count to four
If my main don't open wide
I've got a reserve by my side
And if that one should fail me too
Look out ground I'm coming through
And if I die on the old drop zone
Box me up and ship me home
Tell my girl I did my best
Bury me in the lean and rest
And when I get heaven
St. Peter's gonna say
How did your livin'
How'd you earn your pay?
I will reply with a whole lot of anger
Earned my pay as an Airborne Ranger
Driving on
All day
11B
Infantry
Rannnnggerrs
Rannnggers
Rangers
Gotta go now
Rannggerr
All the way now
RAANNNGGERRR
Common!"


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Subject: lyric help
From: GUEST
Date: 23 Sep 04 - 08:16 AM

it goes something like

R is for Ranger
A is for All The Way
N
G is for Gotta Go
E
R

i need to know the rest please help


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Airborne Ranger Song (US Army 82nd)
From: GUEST,CATB11AV
Date: 24 Sep 04 - 12:16 PM

Dig this version

A all the way
I in the sky
R Ranger
B born to jump
O on the go
R recondo
N never quit
E every day

and

R is for Ranger
A all the way
N never quit
G gotta go
E everyday
R ready

There is always another form for any of this stuff.


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Airborne Ranger Song (US Army 82nd)
From: GUEST,hooah82nd2001@yahoo.com
Date: 08 Oct 04 - 03:38 PM

the song you are reffering to is mereley a running cadence the 82d theme song is "the all-american soldier" and can be found via the 82d home page via www.bragg.army.mil


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Subject: Airborne Ranger Lyrics.... For AMBER
From: GUEST,Ranger
Date: 30 Nov 04 - 09:19 AM

There was someone back in septembers posts requesting these lyrics...
Glorious, victorious,
Hey, one keg of beer
For the 4 of us
Glory be to God
That there are no more of us
Cause one of us could drink it all alone
damn near
pass the beer
to the rear
of the squad


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Airborne Ranger Song (US Army 82nd)
From: GUEST,NH Dave
Date: 24 Feb 05 - 01:56 AM

Here's one version of the song Guest remarked about.

    Dave

One Day I answered the popular call
And got in the Army to be on the ball.
An infantry outfit, foot-soldiers and all,
Is where they put me to train.

They gave me basics at Camp Clairborne,
There I was happy and never forlorn,
Till they split us up and made us Airborne,
But the pay was exactly the same!

Chorus:

Once I was happy but now I'm Airborne,
Riding in gliders all tattered and torn.
The pilots are daring, all caution they scorn,
And the pay is exactly the same!

Other variations:

Once I was Infantry, now I'm a dope,
Riding in gliders attached to a rope.
Safety in landing is only a hope,
And the pay is exactly the same!

We fly through the air in our flying caboose,
Its actions are graceful just like a fat goose.
We hike on the pavement till our joints have come loose,
And the pay is exactly the same!

We fight in fatigues, no fancy jump suits,
No bright leather jackets, no polished jump boots.
We crash-land by glider without parachutes,
And the pay is exactly the same!

We glide through the air with "Jennie" the jeep,
Held on our laps unable to leap.
If she breaks loose our widows will weep,
And the pay is exactly the same!

We glide through the air in a tactical state,
Jumping is useless, it always too late.
No chute for the soldier who rides in a crate,
And the pay is exactly the same!

We work in Headquarters we sit on a chair,
We figure our tactics and take to the air,
We fly over "Jerry" and drop in his hair,
And the pay is exactly the same!

We hike and we sweat, and we load and we lash,
We tie it down well, just in case of a crash,
We take off and land, and climb out in a flash,
And the pay is exactly the same!

We glide through the air with the greatest of ease,
We do a good job and we try hard to please.
The Finanace Department we pester and tease,
But the pay is exactly the same!


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Airborne Ranger Song (US Army 82nd)
From: Rapparee
Date: 24 Feb 05 - 08:58 AM

Risque? Here's some unexpurgated versions we sang at Ft. Leonard Wood, Missouri in the Summer of 1963. They are NOT PC!

Bravo Company's a bunch of WACs
They've got Kotex in their packs.

(Very possible, since we used Kotex menstrual pads to pads our elbows and knees when crawling over the rocks of the infiltration course -- and not even God could help you if you were caught so padded!)

If I die on the Russian Front,
Bury me with a Russian cunt.

I don't know but I've been told
Eskimo pussy's mighty cold.

There are more -- they'll come to me.


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Airborne Ranger Song (US Army 82nd)
From: GUEST,Kev
Date: 08 Feb 06 - 02:04 PM

The chorus is
"Glorious,
victorious,
one keg of beer for the four of us,
Glory be to god that there are no more of us,
cuz one of us could drink it all alone,
damn near,
pass the beer
to the rear of the squad"

Ive been trying to find the other verses


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Airborne Ranger Song (US Army 82nd)
From: Wilfried Schaum
Date: 09 Feb 06 - 03:21 AM

Glorious victorious - more in this thread: Lyr Req: the good old Dutch and the goddam Dutch..


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Airborne Ranger Song (US Army 82nd)
From: GUEST,GonnabeaRanger
Date: 29 Mar 07 - 04:09 PM

Airborne Ranger big and bad
he's got a tab I wish I had
runnin' and jumpin' kickin' down walls
airborne ranger's havin' a ball.

here's another

I don't wanna be no Navy SEAL!
I wanna hold a job thats real!
I don't wanna be no fag Recon!
I wanna stay 'till the job is done!
I wanna be an Airorne Ranger!
I wanna be all i can be!
I wanna live a life af danger!
pick up your weapon and follow me!

by the way, no offense to SEALs or Recon guys. You guys sing about Rangers, so we gotta hit back with something.


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Airborne Ranger Song (US Army 82nd)
From: GUEST
Date: 30 Jun 07 - 12:53 PM

my cousin used to sing it this way...
i wanna be an airborne ranger,
live a life of sex and danger


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Airborne Ranger Song (US Army 82nd)
From: Elektra
Date: 30 Jun 07 - 01:30 PM

Several airborne-related cadences may be found here. These are similar (with minor variances) to those I heard @ Ft. Dix, NJ and Huachuca, AZ in the late 80's.

Frankly, I'm surprised at how many of the melodies I still remember!

*Elektra*


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Airborne Ranger Song (US Army 82nd)
From: GUEST,509
Date: 04 Sep 07 - 08:16 AM

You can tell an Airborne Ranger By his fists (by his fists)
Cause one has a beer and the other's punching queers
You can tell an Airborne Ranger By his fists
YCTAAR by his hair (by his hair)
Cause its a fuzzy little patch and it looks like a snatch
YCTAAR by his hair
YCTAAR by his PL (by his PL)
Cause he has no CIB and he squats when he pees
YCTAAR by his PL
YCTAAR by his balls (by his balls)
Cause theyre big and theyre brass and theyre always smacking ass
YCTAAR by his balls

etc


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Airborne Ranger Song (US Army 82nd)
From: GUEST,.gargoyle
Date: 05 Sep 07 - 05:53 AM

I first learned mine from Texas A and M students (NEVER heard even a cuss word from an C Springs Cadet they are officers from the start) The songs are still sun at A and M "Fish Camp" to get pumped for the school year and the right to cry hoooaaahhaaa. They are sung amongst the students not the brass.

"Flyin' low and feelin mean!
(Flyin' low and feelin mean!)
See that family by the stream!
(See that family by the stream!)
Drop some napalm, hear 'em scream!
(Drop some napalm, hear 'em scream!)
Cuz napalm sticks to kids!"

"Flyin my Cobra in the sun!
(Flyin my Cobra in the sun!)

Waxin' gook families just for fun! (Waxin' gook families just for fun!)
Pregnant bitch scores 'two for one'!
(Pregnant bitch scores 'two for one'!)
Cuz napalm sticks to kids!"

"Mama-san, Papa-san layin' in bed!
(Mama-san, Papa-san layin' in bed!)
Three gook babies layin by their head!
(Three gook babies layin by their head!)
Five quick bursts and they all lay dead!
(Five quick bursts and they all lay dead!)
Cuz napalm sticks to kids!"

Sincerely,
Gargoyle


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Airborne Ranger Song (US Army 82nd)
From: GUEST,LadyRugger
Date: 04 Oct 07 - 01:58 PM

Ok so I want to know the rest of the words to this song, I know part of the chorus I am pretty sure this is what it is.

"balls to your partner ass againt the wall if you've never been fucked by "_______" then you've never been fucked at all"

It'd be sweet if anyone can help out.


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Airborne Ranger Song (US Army 82nd)
From: dick greenhaus
Date: 04 Oct 07 - 08:44 PM

Well, the last us often included in The Ball of Kerrimuir


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Airborne Ranger Song (US Army 82nd)
From: GUEST,Guest: Autumn
Date: 23 Nov 07 - 03:40 AM

This is the one I've heard and sang...
I want to be an Airborne Ranger
Livin' a life of sex and danger

Caller: I said RANGER!
Runners: DANGER!
Caller: DANGER!
Runners: RANGER!

Well C-130 rolling down the strip
Takin' off just like a rocket ship
Grab your weapon and grab your pack
Stand up, hook up, shuffle to the door!
Jump right out and count to four!

If my main don't open wide,
I've got another one by my side!
If that one should fail me too,
If my second don't open true
Well look out ground I'm coming through

If I die in a combat zone
box me up and send me home,
comb my hair and shine my shoes,
pin my metals upon my chest
And tell my momma I did my best!


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Airborne Ranger Song (US Army 82nd)
From: GUEST,bob
Date: 05 Mar 08 - 06:53 AM

Mommo, Mommo can't you see
what the airborne's done to me
put me in a barber's chair
turned around and I had no hair
took away my faded jeans
now i'm wear'n army greens
my .22 was such a boar       (used to have a high school queen
now i shoot a Colt M-4         now i have my M16)
took away my cheverlay      (used to drive a cadllac
now i'm runnin every day    now i carry it on my back)
pinned silver wings upon my chest
now i'm 1 of america's best
but now i love workin for uncle sam
shows me just who i am


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Airborne Ranger Song (US Army 82nd)
From: GUEST,Chicken Charlie
Date: 05 Mar 08 - 11:03 AM

[Did it again, didn't I?]

OK, now:

Joe--
If you learned some German ones, great. I think I posted this on another thread, but I came across one single couplet from an OLD German 'jody' that may date back to Bismarck. All I know is

Zicke, Zacke, jup hei die--
Schneidig is die infantrie.

(Ta-ra-ra boom-dee-ay! The infantry is snappy!}

Ever come across anything like that?

Gargoyle:

What year did you hear "Napalm Sticks to Kids" ?? In 1969-71 I was at the same fire base as the 222nd Aviation Co., "Tiger Sharks." They provided our air support, so we were semi-frequent guests in each other's clubs. A number of their pilots collectively wrote "NSK", and I need to add that it was as a means of venting ambivalent feelings about what they were doing. Somewhere I have a wrinkled mimeograph copy. The only other reference to it I've ever seen was a thread, possibly right here on dear old Mudcat, by a bunch of well-intentioned idealists who didn't know what the hell they were talking about. BTW, that was never to my knowledge used as a cadence.

Back to "I wanna be an airborne Ranger...." There are running cadences and there are marching cadences and there are songs you sing while being trucked somewhere. The break-down depends on the length of the phrases, as you take shorter breaths running ("shuffling") than you do marching. I would venture to guess that the reason nobody can come up with more lyrics is that after that first couplet,
"I wanna be ...; I wanna live," it dropped back into some very short, trivial phrases, like:

(Each line echoed)

I wanna be an airborne Ranger.
I wanna live a life of danger.
Here we go!
Up the hill!
Down the hill!
How far?
All the way!

just so everybody breathed out for two steps and in for two steps.

A number of the lyrics posted above were common marching cadences, true, but I don't remember ever leading into them with this couplet.

Chicken Charlie
aka Yankee Two Six Actual


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Airborne Ranger Song (US Army 82nd)
From: GUEST,Chicken Charlie
Date: 06 Mar 08 - 02:41 PM

Refresh


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Airborne Ranger Song (US Army 82nd)
From: Joe Offer
Date: 07 Mar 08 - 10:00 PM

I learned German drinking songs, Charlie - mostly from a priest in Milwaukee who taught us second-year high school German. No jodies. There were French, British, and American soldiers in West Berlin when I was stationed there in 1972-73, but no German soldiers and no German Jodies.
-Joe-


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Airborne Ranger Song (US Army 82nd)
From: GUEST,Chicken Charlie
Date: 07 Mar 08 - 11:10 PM

Well, thanks. You had my hopes up there for a while. :)


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Airborne Ranger Song (US Army 82nd)
From: artbrooks
Date: 08 Mar 08 - 09:24 AM

One we did as ROTC cadets - back in the mid-1960s, when nobody was going into the Finance Corps:

I wanna be an Airborne Ranger -- Finance!
I wanna live a life of danger -- Finance!
I wanna play with the Army's money -- Finance!
I wanna be a rich lieutenant -- Finance!


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Airborne Ranger Song (US Army 82nd)
From: GUEST,Chicken Charlie
Date: 08 Mar 08 - 10:20 AM

Funny, ha! ha!

When I was going thru Officer Basic at Benning I roomed with a Finance officer. But we were Regular Army, so back then, anyway, he had to do two years in the Infantry for some real world exposure. We caught up to each other again in the Nam. The last time I saw Dave, he was being medevaced, eventually headed to Walter Reed so the knee that had just been mangled by an AK-47 round could be reconstructed.

The brighter side of this is that while we were at Benning, the brass decided they didn't have enough statues and wanted another one in the pose of the half-tone photograph on a lot of period training manuals, "Follow Me!" You know, the grunt with fixed bayonet and one arm up in a great, "Wagons, Yo!" gesture. They lined a bunch of us up (certainly not me) and, well, Dave was ruggedly handsome, as a matter of fact, so they made him pose for a zillion pix that the sculptor could work from, and there you go. A bona fide I-was-there story about how a statue embodying the perfect gung-ho Infantry small unit leader (71542) is really a Finance dude.

Which proves once again that Churchill was right: "Appearances are only appearances, but a good cigar is a smoke."

Chicken Charlie
Sorry, no jodies, but I'm fresh out.
Excuse thread creep, like this is the first time it ever happened:)


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Airborne Ranger Song (US Army 82nd)
From: Peace
Date: 08 Mar 08 - 12:35 PM

For Guest, September 4, 2007:

A is for Airborne

A is for Airborne
I is for In the sky
R is for Rough and tough
B is for Born to Die
O is for On the go
R is for Ranger
N is for Never quit
E is for Everyday

R is for rough and tough
A is for all the way
N is for never quit
G is for gung-ho
E is for ever-ready
R is for Ranger

'Cause I'm Airborne
Ranger
All the way
Super-duper
Paratrooper


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Airborne Ranger Song (US Army 82nd)
From: GUEST,guestranger
Date: 17 Jul 08 - 11:16 AM

anyone know the "Ralph the Airborne Ranger" cadence?


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Subject: ralph the airborne ranger
From: GUEST,LEGranger
Date: 17 Jul 08 - 11:18 AM

does anyone know the cadence to "ralph the airborne Ranger?"


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Airborne Ranger Song (US Army 82nd)
From: GUEST,USARCIDC (EL CID)
Date: 30 Jul 08 - 10:07 PM


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Airborne Ranger Song (US Army 82nd)
From: GUEST,A Co Earthpigs Spc. Miller ETS 2004
Date: 30 Oct 08 - 12:01 AM

Hey I've trying to remember the all of the lyrics to "the airborne ranger crosses the line taboo, taboo" but I got stuck. I'll post the rest for eveyone's amusement, but I would really appreciate it if someone could help me finish.

the airborne ranger crosses the line taboo, taboo
the airborne ranger crosses the line taboo, taboo
the airborne ranger crosses the line (SHOUT) he fucked all the women and drank all the wine! taboo, taboo, tab all you, tab all you taboo

he came upon a wayside inn taboo, taboo (repeat just like the first line)
he opened the door and walked right in! taboo, taboo, tab all you tab all you taboo

(same pattern)the inn keeper her had a daughter
with milky white breasts and a cunt like a gutter!

(same pattern) he tied her to the head of the bed
he fucked her til she was nearly dead!

the song goes on to talk about how the inn keeper kills the ranger with his shotgun and how the ranger goes to heaven, but I forget exactly how. if anyone remembers they should post it. or maybe i am breaking the ranger code of secrecy by revealing secret songs to non-scrolled bitches! Go to batt and be real ranger...argh!


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Airborne Ranger Song (US Army 82nd)
From: GUEST,Taboo
Date: 03 Nov 08 - 10:52 PM

I was just trying to find that cadence.
I thought "she went to hell and fucked satan quite well"


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Airborne Ranger Song (US Army 82nd)
From: trevek
Date: 04 Nov 08 - 03:40 AM

These are really interesting. In the British Army we didn't sing at all when running/marching. I remember during a 10 mile run th PTI asked the Captain if we could sing something to keep morale up (it was supposed to be a 2 mile run and the captain got other ideas). "Corporal, we're not fucking Americans!"


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Airborne Ranger Song (US Army 82nd)
From: GUEST
Date: 12 Dec 08 - 02:28 PM

I was at the 75th Ranger Regiment for three years and we never sang cadence for runs or marches.


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Airborne Ranger Song (US Army 82nd)
From: GUEST,Sabre
Date: 25 Feb 09 - 12:52 PM

I was wondering if anyone on here ever came across a guy named Vance Austin, he was born in Canada but moved to America and became a Ranger, not sure what division. I met him after he became a teacher, he was probably the best teacher I had and very smart, he was a Col. and has a PhD now, you can find him on google. I also know some cadences but they are very similar to most of the above ones, except "Deep in the battlefield lying in the mud" which I could remember if running, but I don't know if I could focus well enough to type the lyrics.


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Airborne Ranger Song (US Army 82nd)
From: GUEST,Bco 1/75 "Guns of the Regt" Spc Z Scroll x2
Date: 09 Mar 09 - 12:47 AM

First off, real rangers recycle and real rangers don't sing those faggity airborn ranger songs!, except for the gutter ones like "The Airborne Ranger crossed the Rhine", "Glorious Victorious", "Ralph the Airborne Ranger, or "World, World Twist and Twirl" lol

"world world twist and twirl- chink ta chink ta chink!
how i love those little girls- chink ta chink ta chink!
15, 14 even younger how they satisfy my hunger-chink ta chink ta chink! ...etc"

"You can tell an Airborne Ranger (AR) by beret x2
cuz its shaved and its neat like the pussy that he eats, you can tell an AR by his beret, by his beret!
Singing glorious, victorious...etc
You can tell an AR by is cock x2
cuz its long and its thick and its always in a chick, you can tell an AR by his cock, by his cock!
singing...
You can tell an AR by his wife x2
cuz she fucks like a stallion you can ask the whole battalion, you can tell an AR by his wife, by his wife!
singing...etc"


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Airborne Ranger Song (US Army 82nd)
From: GUEST,TC-RC
Date: 21 Mar 09 - 06:34 AM

This is the theme song for the Trinity College Rowing Club.

I wawa be a papa ranger,
Living the life of sex and danger.
Scuba diving,
69ing.
Here comes the girl that i like best,
Many of times ive sucked her breasts.
Fucked her standing,
Fucked her lying.
If she had wings ide fuck here flying.
Now shes dead and in her coffin,
Dig her up and fuck her more often.


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Airborne Ranger Song (US Army 82nd)
From: GUEST,Guest - Pittielynn
Date: 07 Apr 09 - 10:40 PM

Here's my version (what I can remember of this song)

1-3-5-7
I just died and went to heaven
On my way I heard this song
Now I know I can't go wrong

Two old ladies lying in bed
One rolled over the other ones dead
I wanna be an Airborne Ranger
Living the life of sex and danger

I wanna go to Vietnam
I wanna kill some viet-comms

I wanna go to Afghanistan
I wanna kill some Taliban

I wanna go to Israel
I wanna raise some airborne hell

I wanna go to the USA
I'm gonna get me a green berret.


Red light, red light, green at last
Open up the door and feel the blast
If my main don't open wide,
I've got another one by my side!
If that one should fail me too,
If my second don't open true
Well look out ground I'm coming through

With my rifle with my gun
I'm gonna have some shootin' fun
If I die in the combat zone
Box me up and ship me home
Pin my medals upon my chest
Tell my momma I did my best

I wanna be an airborne ranger
Living the life of sex and danger

Now I don't remember it all, but if I think of anything else I will post it.


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Airborne Ranger Song (US Army 82nd)
From: GUEST,Hambone
Date: 10 Apr 09 - 11:18 PM

Dude order the 82nd Airborne Division Chorus Cd.

It has all these classics like:

"Once I was infantry now I'm airborne,
Riding in gliders all tattered and torn"

It's probably available thru the 82nd museum or gift shop online somewhere. Or get it at the convention they have each year, that's where I got it.


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Airborne Ranger Song (US Army 82nd)
From: GUEST
Date: 11 Apr 09 - 12:25 AM

2 old ladies laying in bed
1 turned over to the other and said
i wanna be an abn ranger
live a life of sex and danger
i wanna go to vietnam
i wanna kill you charlie chan

see the lady dressed in black she makes a living on her back

see the lady dressed in red she makes a living on her bed

sgt. _____ (your choice)
cant take it
cant make it
old man
washed up
1 mile no sweat.......
-ad infinitum-

balls to the wall
cock in the air......

gezzz i guess i had my fun in the 70s


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Airborne Ranger Song (US Army 82nd)
From: GUEST,Lex
Date: 16 Jun 09 - 08:12 AM

The Ranger song I wanna be an Airborne Ranger has nothing to do with 82nd...

And the chorus of it is

Glorious, Victorious, one keg of beer for the four of us.
Glory be to god that there ain't no more of us, cause one of us could drink it all alone
Damn near, pass a bear, to the rear of the squad.

Some of the lines are like,
You can tell an airborne ranger by his hallway (by his hallway)
You can tell an airborne ranger by his hallway (by his hallway), Cause the floor is lined with glass and its always full of ass
You can tell an airborne ranger by his hallway.

Or,
You can tell an airborne ranger by his ruck (by his ruck)
You can tell an airborne ranger by his ruck (by his ruck)
Cause its as big as a truck and its heavy as fuck
You can tell an airborne ranger by his ruck

The one about wives...

DISCLAIMER: Following material could be offensive to individuals, no insult is intended to any persons who reads the following.

You can tell an Airborne Ranger by his wife (By his wife)
You can tell an Airborne Ranger by his wife (By his wife)
Cause she fucks just like a stallion you can ask the whole battalion
You can tell an Airborne Ranger by his wife.

Or for a girlfriend,

You can tell an Airborne Ranger by his girlfriend (By his girlfriend)
You can tell an Airborne Ranger by his girlfriend (By his girlfriend)
Cause her legs are always spread and she's always giving head
You can tell an Airborne Ranger by his girlfriend.

Those are just a few.


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Airborne Ranger Song (US Army 82nd)
From: GUEST,seprico
Date: 12 Jul 09 - 03:21 AM

i dont have any army experiance myself but i do know a few songs

IRENE
Irene, irene shes one of the best ls night i put her to the test
i rolled her over from side to side
even on her back i tried
i've seen her stipped ive seen her bare
i felt her over everywhere
irene irene she's the best in the land
shes an f-18 from fighter command

and another one is

AIRBORN RANGER
1,3,5,7 i died and went to heaven
and on my way i learnt this song now i know i cant go wrong
two old ladies lying in bed one rolled over and the other said
i wanna be an airborn ranger living the life of sex and danger
i wanna go to the usa gt me a green beret
i wanna go to aphganistan kill me some taiban
i wanna go to kuiat i wanna show saddom his fate
i wanna go to the russian front get me some russian cunt
i wanna go to isrial raise me some airborn hell

red light red light green lgiht last open the door and feel the blast
if my chute dont open wide i got my reserve chute by my side
if my reserve should fail me to move your ass i'm coming through
if i die in a combat zone box me up and ship me home
pin my medals upon my chest tell my momma i done my best
and if my C.O says that aint good enough (shout with emphasis)then tell him thats to fucking tough

and another one

MY SERGANT MAJOR
well my sargent major jumped from 40 thousand feet, 40 thousand feet, 40 thousand feet

well my sargent major jumped from 40 thousand feet, 40 thousand feet, 40 thousand feet
and he aint gonna jump no more no more
and the lord said
glory glory what a helluva way to die
with a rifle up your ass and a bullet in your eye
glory glory what a helluva way to die when your balls hang lower than your paratrouper boots
well the corpral was the last to jump the first to hit the ground
the corpral was the last to jump the first to hit the ground
the corpral was the last to jump the first to hit the ground
and he aint gonna jump no more no more
and the lord said
glory glory what a helluva way to die
with a rifle up your ass and a bullet in your eye
glory glory what a helluva way to die when your balls hang lower than your paratrouper boots
we scraped him off the runway with a rusty bayonet
we scraped him off the runway with a rusty bayonet
we scraped him off the runway with a rusty bayonet
and he aint gonna jump no more no more
and the lord said
glory glory what a helluva way to die
with a rifle up your ass and a bullet in your eye
glory glory what a helluva way to die when your balls hang lower than your paratrouper boots
we didnt want him so we sent him home to ma
we didnt want him so we sent him home to ma
we didnt want him so we sent him home to ma
and he aint gonna jump no more no more
and the lord said
glory glory what a helluva way to die
with a rifle up your ass and a bullet in your eye
glory glory what a helluva way to die when your balls hang lower than your paratrouper boots
ma didnt want him so she shipped him off to pa
ma didnt want him so she shipped him off to pa
ma didnt want him so she shipped him off to pa
and he aint gonna jump no more no more
and the lord said
glory glory what a helluva way to die
with a rifle up your ass and a bullet in your eye
glory glory what a helluva way to die when your balls hang lower than your paratrouper boots
pa didnt want him so he shipped him back to us
pa didnt want him so he shipped him back to us
pa didnt want him so he shipped him back to us
and he aint gonna jump no more no more
and the lord said
glory glory what a helluva way to die
with a rifle up your ass and a bullet in your eye
glory glory what a helluva way to die when your balls hang lower than your paratrouper boots
we didnt want him so we shipped him to the mess
we didnt want him so we shipped him to the mess
we didnt want him so we shipped him to the mess
and he aint gonna jump no more no more
and the lord said
glory glory what a helluva way to die
with a rifle up your ass and a bullet in your eye
glory glory what a helluva way to die when your balls hang lower than your paratrouper boots
the mess didnt want him so they put him in the soup
the mess didnt want him so they put him in the soup
the mess didnt want him so they put him in the soup
and he aint gonna jump no more no more
and the lord said
glory glory what a helluva way to die
with a rifle up your ass and a bullet in your eye
glory glory what a helluva way to die when your balls hang lower than your paratrouper boots
the moral of the story is never eat the soup
the moral of the story is never eat the soup
the moral of the story is never eat the soup
and he aint gonna jump no more no more
and the lord said
glory glory what a helluva way to die
with a rifle up your ass and a bullet in your eye
glory glory what a helluva way to die when your balls hang lower than your paratrouper boots
the moral of the moral is never jump at all
the moral of the moral is never jump at all
the moral of the moral is never jump at all
and he aint gonna jump no more no more

another song is

TABOO (Canadian version)
the german soldiers crossed the line
taboo, taboo
the german soldiers crossed the line
taboo, taboo
the german soldiers crossed the line they raped all the women and drank all the wine and they all saing siege hail tickle my ass
taboo, taboo
they came upon a wayside inn
taboo taboo
they came upon a wayside inn
taboo taboo
they marched on down and checked themselves in and they all sang siege hail tickle my ass
taboo taboo
the inn keeper had a daughter fair
taboo taboo
the inn keeper had a daughter fair
taboo taboo
the inn keeper had a daughter fair with long blond hair and tits out to there (place hand appropriate length away from chest)and they all sang siege hail tickle my ass
taboo taboo
they tied her to a feather bed
taboo taboo
they tied her to a feather bed
taboo taboo
they tied her to a feather bed and boned her till she was almost dead
and they all sang siege hail tickle my ass
taboo taboo
the inn keeper was so ashamed
taboo taboo
the inn keeper was so ashamed
taboo taboo
the inn keeper was so ahamed that he fucked her back to life again and they all sang siege hail tickle my ass
taboo taboo
the inn keeper had a trusty gun
taboo taboo
the in keeper had a trusty gun
taboo taboo
the inn keeper had a trusty gun and he shot the fuckers one by one and they all sang siege hail tickle my ass
taboo taboo
the german soldiers marched through hell
taboo taboo
the german soldiers marched through hell
taboo taboo
the german soldiers marched through hell and they raped the devils wife as well and they all sang siege hail tickle my ass
taboo taboo
the germans thougth they won the war
taboo taboo
the germans thought they won the war
taboo taboo
the germans thought they won the war but the newfies(sub in prefered amusing nationality ex. texans) won it the day before and they all sang siege hail tickle my ass
taboo taboo
the moral of the story is
taboo taboo
the moral of the story is
taboo taboo
the moral of the story is never bone on a feather bed
the moral of the moral is
taboo taboo
the moral of the moral is
taboo taboo
the moral of the moral is always fuck on water bed and they all sang siege hail tickle my ass taboo

and my last one

ZIMBABWA
oh zimbabwa your good enough for me
were on our way to zimbabwa where Irish men are free
for tree hugging civilian bands we can no longer stand
singing oh zimbabwa your good enough for me
were on our way to zimbabwa where irish men are free

Jim lives there his ass is bare he runs in the rocks in his wollen socks and a pair of panty hoes
singhing oh zimbabwa your good enough for me were on our way to zimbabwa where irish men are free
jim brought us to a feast out there to feed our starving holes
he brought us to a table bare upon which lay chiken bones
singhing oh zimbabwa your good enough for me were on our way to zimbabwa where irish men are free
and he cried good lord it's true zimbabwa chicks are everywhere there hot for me and you
singhing oh zimbabwa your good enough for me were on our way to zimbabwa where irish men are free
we packed our gear and shed a tear for a soldier must always roam
we packed our bags and were on our way Getvit(sub in name of C.O) will lead us home
singhing oh zimbabwa your good enough for me were on our way to zimbabwa where irish men are free

hope you enjoy because it took me a helluva long time to write


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Airborne Ranger Song (US Army 82nd)
From: GUEST,larryroe
Date: 11 Oct 09 - 09:21 PM

I was USMC 1st Force Recon and we technically didn't have any real songs. However, there was one I heard but don't know the words. It was sung to the tune of "beautiful Dreamer". All I remember are the first two lines:
"Beautiful streamer, open for me... (don't know the rest).
Anybody know the rest of it?


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Airborne Ranger Song (US Army 82nd)
From: GUEST
Date: 12 Oct 09 - 02:58 AM

Welcome Mr. larryroe - here you go.

http://www.506infantry.org/songstreamer.htm

Beautiful streamer, open for me,
Blue skies above me and no canopy;
Counted nine thousand, waited too long,
Reached for my rip cord, the darn thing was gone.

Beautiful streamer, why must it be?
White silk above me is what I should see
Just like my mother that looks over me;
To hell with the rip cord, 'twas not made for me.

Beautiful streamer, follow me down,
Time is elapsing and here is the ground;
Six hundred feet and then I can tell
If I'll go to heaven or end up in hell.

Beautiful streamer, this is the end,
Gabriel is blowing, my body won't mend;
All you jump-happy sons of a gun,
Take this last warning as jumping's no fun.

Used in Title of the Play
The Basic Training of Pavlov Hummel and Sticks and Bones. Streamers

By David Rabe - off-Broadway 1977 - set in 1965 (thirds part of his Vietnam War Trilogy) Did a national tour a couple years back.


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Airborne Ranger Song (US Army 82nd)
From: GUEST,A Co. 2/75 Earthpig
Date: 28 Dec 09 - 06:56 PM

The rest of taboo:

(same pattern and remove your cover) The daughter died and went to heaven taboo, taboo, and he dug her back up and he fucked her again!

(same pattern) The airborne ranger went to hell taboo, taboo
and he fucked the devil's daughter as well!


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Airborne Ranger Song (US Army 82nd)
From: GUEST,3/75 C co
Date: 22 Feb 10 - 12:21 PM

Just wanted to pipe in for the Joe who said he served in Regiment for three years and never once sang or marched to a cadence. B.S. - we used to have the Regimental and Battalion CDRs and CSMs call cadence during battalion runs on a regular basis.

The only time we didn't sing cadence was during squad PT. Marching to cadence was not unusual either. The only thing different was that the lyrics to the marching cadences had to be toned down if you were maneuvering through any public places on Benning.

It may be a surprise to at least one poster that "real Rangers" do actually sing Ranger cadences, and, no, they are not all recycles. What real Rangers don't do is write "lol" at the end of their gay monologue...

Have a nice day.


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Airborne Ranger Song (US Army 82nd)
From: GUEST
Date: 22 Mar 10 - 05:17 PM

Well that may be the case for you 3rd batt guys. But in 4 years at 2nd batt, we had one battallion run that i can remember, the only time i ever sang cadence thank God. But when we did it, it was fuckin loud as hell, even though its gay. I had a hatred for cadence since i was an import from a regular shithole infantry unit that always sang that "i wanna be an airborne ranger" bullshit. And as far as rendevous goes, i was always either deployed, or in a school, so never got to do any regimental shit. I think they made us sing cadence in pre ranger though for the 5 mile run. I don't know why the fuck i just wrote all this pointless shit, just nice to say whats up to fellow batt boys. RLTW


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Airborne Ranger Song (US Army 82nd)
From: olddude
Date: 22 Mar 10 - 05:23 PM

this one


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Airborne Ranger Song (US Army 82nd)
From: GUEST,ilegworldchamp / U.S.A.P.C.E.N. Ft. Lewis ,
Date: 04 Dec 10 - 12:20 AM

I want to be a "Chair-born Ranger"
I want to live live the life of danger
FINANCE ALL THE WAY ! 73-C-40 68-70


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Airborne Ranger Song (US Army 82nd)
From: GUEST,Bill
Date: 04 Dec 10 - 06:16 PM

I think i have seen a video of this song from the 50's. and from what i have heard (from where i got it) from family and freinds who are and were in the military the song is;
   


    I wanna be an airborne ranger.,
   
    live my life of sex and deanger.


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Airborne Ranger Song (US Army 82nd)
From: GUEST,lee weathers
Date: 07 Jan 11 - 04:11 PM

heres one we sang running on our way out of cole range at rip

airborne ranger was a hell of a man, he walked thru the bar with his cock in his hand, shit on a table and pissed on the floor,wiped his ass with a 44. lined 100 marines up against the wall, bet 100 dollars he could woop em all, he beat 98 till his fist turn blue, then he backed up, grabed a bat and beat the other two, when he died he went to hell, he fucked the devils wife and his daughter as well, on his tombstone it read in green,,here lies a mean motherfucking machine,,,,cuz hes hard core, airborne,,ranger,,,etc


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Airborne Ranger Song (US Army 82nd)
From: GUEST
Date: 07 Jan 11 - 10:29 PM

THANK YOU ... GUEST,ilegworldchamp / U.S.A.P.C.E.N. Ft. Lewis ,

I knew it as:
"Remington Ranger...."
in reference to the office field staff that manned
the portable typewriters


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Airborne Ranger Song (US Army 82nd)
From: GUEST
Date: 19 Apr 11 - 06:17 PM

C130 rolling down the strip
Airborne daddy gonna take a little trip
stand up, hook up, shuffle to the door
jump right out and count to four
if my chute dont open wide
I got another one by my side
if that cute dont open too
look out ground imma comin through

I want to be an airborne ranger
live a life of death and danger
I want to go to viet-nam
I wanna kill some commie cong

(all that I remember)


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Airborne Ranger Song (US Army 82nd)
From: GUEST
Date: 30 Jun 11 - 02:43 PM

Something something something something
Something something something something
Stand up, hook up, shuffle to the door,
'Chute's gonna open on the court of four!
If that 'chute don't open wide, I got another one by my side,
If that 'chute should fail me too, bury me deep in my dress blues!
Sound off! (One, Two)
Sound off!(Three, Four)
Sound off! (One, Two, Three, Four)
One, Two, ThreeFOUR!


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Airborne Ranger Song (US Army 82nd)
From: GUEST,3-15 infantry circa 1990
Date: 28 Jul 11 - 03:30 PM

We are airborne rangers, the rapers of the night
the dirty sons of bitches that rather fuck than fight

We castrate our enemies with broken bits of glass
we shove rusty bayonets up the bastards ass

heidy deidy christ almighty who the hell are we?
Somebody said we're godamn infantry

My cunt, My cunt, my country calls for me

asshole asshole a soldier I will be

to piss to piss two pistols by my side

a whore a whore a horsey I wish I could ride

heidy deidy christ almighty who the hell are we?
Somebody said we're godamn infantry

We took the Captain's daughter we laid her by the door
we pumped her once we pumped her twice we pumped her 3 times more

We took the Major's daughter we laid her by the stream
we pumped her once we pumped her twice we pumped her full of cream

We took the Colonel's daughter we laid her on the floor
She said she was a virgin she ain't one any more

heidy deidy christ almighty who the hell are we?
Somebody said we're godamn infantry


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Airborne Ranger Song (US Army 82nd)
From: GUEST,1/75th "1st bat, best bat"
Date: 09 Jul 12 - 08:00 PM

Yeah, guys in the Rgt. sang cadence but only for special occasions mentioned above by that 3rd bat-boy (appropriate ones if running around the "legs" or public); one special occasion for all the Ranger privates would be on the bus rides back from the ranges; kept our asses from getting smoked in the bus... sometimes.

"Who can take two ice picks,
and shove them in her ears,
fuck her in the ass while he's shifting through the gears

The S&M man, the S&M man
'cuz he takes away the pain
and makes the hurt feel good,
makes the hurt feel good...


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Airborne Ranger Song (US Army 82nd)
From: GUEST
Date: 12 Jan 13 - 09:42 PM

These managed to get into the Australian Army Cadets as well, as a way to pass the time when the Officers weren't around.

I wish I was a sergeant major (Wish I was a sergeant major)
Live a life of sex and danger (Live a life of sex and danger)
If I happen to die in war (If I happen to die in war)
Bury me with a Russian whore (Bury me with a Russian whore)
Tie her legs around my face (Tie her legs around my face)
And tell them that I died in grace (Tell them that i died in grace)
Sound off (1,2)
Sound off (3,4)


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